• Country: Palestine
  • Date: Oct 2010 - Nov 2013
  • Program Type: Education in Emergencies
  • Partner: Global Network, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNWRA)
Through this program, Dubai Cares addressed the needs of UNRWA’s school children in West bank and Gaza. The program supported initiatives to control the intestinal worm infestation among children, through a comprehensive deworming campaign, in order to promote and improve their health status.

As part of the program, Dubai Cares:
• Provided 2 doses of Mebendazole 500mg tablets to all school children enrolled in UNRWA schools in Gaza and West Bank
• Developed and distributed educational materials promoting preventive hygiene practices among school children
• Provided iron supplementation for all school children in the first grade and treatment to those identified with anemia in all grades
Direct Beneficiaries
Schools Impacted


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